Curated collection ideas to boost your circulation

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Adam Sockel is OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist. We mentioned a few times how great curated collections are. They let you decide what to show off in your digital library site and they help circulate titles that may need some love. But “ugh”, it’s hard to come up with ideas for those collections! Let us help! Here… Read more »

6 Reasons why you should be using audiobooks everyday

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist. Here at OverDrive it’s no secret that we love eBooks. They’re the best way to make sure you always have something to read anytime, anywhere. We also have a fairly substantial obsession with audiobooks though, and for good reason! Audiobooks are perfect for enjoying your favorite authors on… Read more »

7 easy ways to promote your digital collection on social media

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist In the library world we understand that budgets are often tight, with every dollar being earmarked for collection development, programs and events which means that it can be tough to find additional funding to promote your content. Thankfully, social media enables you to spread the word about your… Read more »

Librarian’s Share: Merchandise Your OverDrive Collection Like a Pro

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Ed. Note: This blog was written by Maria Cipriano. Maria is a Collections Librarian and manages the Electronic and Online resources for Toronto Public Library. Recently she presented at Digipalooza about Toronto Public Library and their success with curated collection.    Last month I did something that I normally avoid like the plague – public speaking!… Read more »

Recapping the morning sessions from day one of #DigiP15

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Libraries and Digital Media: State of the Industry  The morning of #DigiP15 began with a wonderful breakfast sponsored by Tantor Media and then some welcoming remarks from OverDrive CEO Steve Potash. It wouldn’t be Digipalooza without a surprise performance and the Cleveland Cavs Scream Team didn’t disappoint, putting on an tumbling performance throughout the conference… Read more »